We think women are amazing, and we're doing amazing things for women. Women's Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center uniquely serves the needs of all women in North Houston, including The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Shenandoah, Magnolia, Tomball and beyond with family-centered care. Whatever stage of life you are in, we are dedicated to providing the personalized services you need.
We feature a skilled staff and a team of affiliated doctors with expertise spanning more than 90 medical specialties, including interventional cardiology and radiology, neurosurgery, colorectal surgery, robotic-assisted surgery and women's specialties such as gynecologic oncology, breast radiology, obstetrics/gynecology and maternal fetal medicine. With more than 1,300 affiliated physicians and 2,650 employees, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands is committed to providing you and your entire family with the very best in health care.
Women's Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center is an extraordinary facility designed to serve the unique health care needs of women and babies in a caring, compassionate environment.
The birth of your baby represents the birth of a family as well. Your choice of where to deliver your baby is an important one. At the Family Birth Center, we recognize this is an exciting time with great expectations and many questions. We recognize the importance of the new relationships and responsibilities that come with having a child and adding to your growing family.
The quality of your childbirth experience matters to us. Our top priority is the safety and wellbeing of mom and baby. That is why we have put numerous mechanisms in place to ensure our patients receive the very best care. In addition to our Family Birth Center (FBC) and Level III Neonatal ICU, we also offer in-house, affiliated OB/GYN and Pediatric physician (hospitalist) coverage in preparation for any possibility. Our ultimate goal is to obtain the best possible, healthy outcomes for all members of the family.
To help make your childbirth experience as comfortable as possible, the FBC offers a full range of pain management options. Our healing environment features a spa-like environment with hydrotherapy spas and a spacious Family Lounge with dining area. 24-hour epidural anesthesia is also available.
Through Mother-Baby care, you and your baby will be cared for by the same nurse in the comfort and convenience of your own room. Our top-notch nursing staff is NRP (neonatal resuscitation provider)-certified and provide personalized care for your baby at your bedside. Mother-Baby nursing promotes bonding and attachment between mother and baby by offering the education and support your family needs to welcome the new baby into your lives and routines. As a result, baby is happy, and you, the new family, leave the hospital more confident in your parenting and infant care skills.
Following an uncomplicated pregnancy, your LDRP (labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum) birthing suite becomes a private room designed to provide a nurturing and supportive environment for you, your baby and your family. Our single room maternity suites are further complemented by our Infant Security System for your added protection and safety.
Sharing the first hour of your baby's life will create memories that last a lifetime. The best place for your baby to be for this first hour is in your arms, close to your heart! These precious moments are truly “The Golden Hour.” As you gaze into each other's eyes, hold, touch and talk to your new baby, your heart will fill with love and joy as you experience a beautiful beginning of this lifelong bond.
In the event that you have a high-risk pregnancy and need to be hospitalized for an extended period of time, we also provide specialized high-risk antepartum care. The staff of this 12-bed unit care for your medical, emotion and spiritual needs, give you peace of mind, and support you through any unexpected turn of events. They also help prepare you for the upcoming delivery of your child, so that you and your baby will achieve a healthy outcome.
The OB Emergency Department is located at the front of the FBC, where registration and pre-registration take place. The affiliated OB/GYN hospitalists - fully selected and approved by the OB Hospitalist Group in collaboration with Women's Memorial Hermann - provide an added measure of care in our OBED to support and back up our affiliated OB/GYN staff. No one knows more about you and your baby than your own doctor - you should always check with him or her first, before seeking care at a hospital.
In the event your physician needs assistance or backup, one of the OB/GYN hospitalists can examine you, evaluate the progress of your labor, monitor the baby's heart rate and review test results. These hospitalists are board-certified OB/GYNs, trained in routine and emergent obstetrical care. They are available to care for moms-to-be onsite at our hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If your situation is deemed an emergency, rest assured, you will receive the necessary and appropriate care. Affiliated OB/GYN hospitalists will coordinate your care and communicate all results to your regular OB/GYN to ensure the best possible outcomes for you and your baby.
If you are experiencing a true emergency, please call 9-1-1 and go to the nearest emergency center.
Pre-registration for childbirth is one of the best ways to prepare to welcome your newest family addition.
When visiting the hospital for appointments, scheduled tests or delivery, please bring your insurance card and identification.
Before 28 weeks of pregnancy, use our Online Pre-Registration Tool.
Once you have pre-registered using our online tool, you should also complete the following by the seventh month of pregnancy:
Bella Baby is the face of hospital baby portraiture, bringing experienced, professional photographers into the hospital to capture your baby's first photograph with a natural, artistic style. Bella Baby believes that babies look the most beautiful when being held in their parents' arms or cuddled in one of their own baby blankets. Bella Baby captures this beauty by using only "real things"...natural window light, professional photographers and professional grade SLR digital cameras.
Memorial Hermann facilities are equipped to provide special care for premature babies or newborns with special health needs. Our system hospitals provide varying levels of neonatal intensive care services. Each facility operates with the objective of providing the best in children's healthcare and reassurance for patients and families.
If a higher level of care is required, our Children's Transport Team - composed of specially trained nurses and affiliated neonatal intensive care physicians - stands ready to transport our young patients to Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center or to another appropriate Memorial Hermann facility via ground or Life Flight air ambulance.
To help you be better prepared for what to expect, Women's Memorial Hermann offers you a free booklet via download of A New Beginning, Your Personal Guide to Postpartum Care available anytime throughout your pregnancy or after. This booklet will help you understand how to care for yourself and your baby after birth. The more knowledge you have, the more likely you will approach your personal journey with confidence and a positive perspective. Topics include: